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C-130 News: Lockheed Martin Offers C-130J to Thailand

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Lockheed Martin has displayed a model of the C-130J Super Hercules tactical transport aircraft for the Royal Thai Air Force, SC-130J Sea Hercules maritime patrol aircraft, F-16V (Viper) Fighting Falcon fighter for Royal Thai Air Force, T-50A trainer and F.

Lockheed Martin USA has exhibited the drawings and models of the four C-130J helicopter turbofan engines. Super Hercules marked with the Royal Thai Air Force, as well as other aircraft models at the Yothody Defense and Security 2017 at Impact Exhibition Center, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok, Thailand, 6-9 November.

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Lockheed Martin has displayed a model of the C-130J Super Hercules tactical transport aircraft for the Royal Thai Air Force, SC-130J Sea Hercules maritime patrol aircraft, F-16V (Viper) Fighting Falcon fighter for Royal Thai Air Force, T-50A trainer and F.

Lockheed Martin USA has exhibited the drawings and models of the four C-130J helicopter turbofan engines. Super Hercules marked with the Royal Thai Air Force, as well as other aircraft models at the Yothody Defense and Security 2017 at Impact Exhibition Center, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok, Thailand, 6-9 November.

The Royal Thai Air Force has demanded a new tactical transport aircraft in the future to replace the 8th C-130H and C-130H-30 Squadron 601 Squadrons. In 1980, Lockheed Martin C-130J was scheduled to be operational in 2020. The Lockheed Martin C-130J was the perfect replacement for the 8 C -130H of the Royal Thai Air Force. Based on the capacity and the number of users who have exported almost. 300 machines in the army than 20 countries worldwide,

Lockheed Martin had on display a model other air their planes, patrol marine SC-130J Sea Hercules developed the basic C-130J replaces the P-3 Orion is an old product of the closed production lines. gone Proposed to the country where the procurement project. Marine Surveys For example, the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF: TDAA: Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia) suspended the procurement of new aircraft. And to focus on the maritime patrol aircraft to replace air fighter F-16V Viper latest armed missile, air-to-air launcher. AIM-9 Sidewinder, AIM-120 AMRAAM missile, and Laser Paveway III missile.

The T-50A, which competed in the replacement T-38 Talon, replaced the US Air Force and F-35A Lightning II. Today, many production lines are exported to many countries around the world.

However, a Lockheed Martin representative declined to comment on the possibility of the C-130J's opportunity with the Royal Thai Air Force. Other products include aircraft company in Thailand and the ASEAN countries as it corresponds to the interviews of the ACM Central Thailand dawn air commander said. The Royal Thai Air Force has no plans to procure the C-130J because it is very expensive. It will extend the life and improve the 8 C-130H to continue to use it for a long time.


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